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Woodrow Wilson Commemorative Medal
Date: 1914-1918
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Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: Overall (Medal): 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
Place made: Europe, France, Paris
Description: Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Woodrow Wilson facing three quarters to the left; with torch at left labelled "LIBERTY" and fasces at right labelled "DROIT"; inscription beneath portrait: "WILSON"; all surrounded by border of stars with eagle below, at center. Reverse depicts three classically clad female figures symbolizing WWI allied forces; cannon and building of Notre Dame de Paris in background; in exergue: "Le Droit est plus precieux que/la Paix....Nous nous battons/pour la Liberte."
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
Object Number: 1947.336
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, vertically, at left of field: "Rene Gregoire/Paris 1917" Inscription: reverse, at lower left of field: "RG" Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE"